Children not receiving in-person school instruction and their parents have worse mental, emotional, and physical health outcomes, according to research published in the March 19 issue of the CDC MMWR. … The researchers found that 45.7. 30.9, and 23.4 percent of the 1,290 respondents with a child enrolled in public or private school reported that their child received virtual instruction, in-person instruction, and combined instruction, respectively.